International stories

Vietnam: Education in rural villages

Vietnam: Education in rural villages

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Children from mountainous tribal villages in Vietnam come top of the list for the wrong reasons. According to UNICEF,...

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Cameroon: Education, Health and Community

Cameroon: Education, Health and Community

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Cameroon is ranked just 151 out of 189 on the Human Development Index and struggles with a number of...

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DR Congo: Support and Education

DR Congo: Support and Education

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK The Democratic Republic of Congo has a recent history marred by civil war and conflict. Although the violence has...

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Benin: Education, employment and community-building

Benin: Education, employment and community-building

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Despite its political stability and cultural vibrancy, Benin remains one of the poorest countries in the world. Ranking just...

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Uganda: Supporting children with special needs

Uganda: Supporting children with special needs

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK In Uganda a lack of opportunity, and of understanding, have long contributed to a negative societal view of those...

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Kenya: Capacity building in local communities

Kenya: Capacity building in local communities

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Our NGO partners in Kenya have a very clear vision of the challenges that the country’s communities face on...

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War zone in Northern Uganda: Starting over

War zone in Northern Uganda: Starting over

Some parts of the world have lived with conflict for decades. Northern Uganda is one where the suffering is almost indescribable....

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Nepal earthquake reconstruction: building back better

Nepal earthquake reconstruction: building back better

None of us can forget the terrible earthquakes that shook Nepal in 2014. We, here in Hong Kong, could not ‘reach’...

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Uganda: Skills Training for Vulnerable Women

Uganda: Skills Training for Vulnerable Women

WHO IS THIS SHIPMENT HELPING? “Teenage pregnancy is high in this area,” write Crossroads’ partners, about their small region in southern...

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